I Have a Beast Inside of Me

I have a beast inside of me,

I know not from whence it came;

But however I obtained this curse,

From it, I can never be set free.

 

It whispers to me day and night,

Distracts me, never sleeping.

Its twisted words and its sneaking lies,

Never let me do anything right.

 

I fight a losing battle here,

Reinforcements every day,

Which can only barely keep me sane,

Whilst the beast not even sheds a tear.

 

I cannot fight it anymore,

It's ruined my entire life;

But it will not ruin others' lives.

Before it can, I will close the door.

 

I hate my beast, and it hates me;

We will never coexist.

Thus the solution is so simple:

Make it so both of us can be free.

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